Atlanta may have its roots as a sleepy railroad town, but today it’s a thriving metropolis with easy accessibility, thanks to the world’s busiest airport. Atlanta also offers a lot for the younger crowd.
It may not get as much press as the Disneylands of the world, but Atlanta’s rich history, plethora of cultural attractions, and love of parks means the city is ideal for kids from zero to 100.
Outdoorsy types will enjoy biking on the Beltline, exploring why Atlanta is sometimes called a “city in a forest,” and hiking up iconic Stone Mountain. Kids can also experience the city’s famous Southern culture; we’ve identified the best museums and historical sites that will please both adults and the under-18 crowd.
Another great part about exploring Atlanta: There’s really no bad season to enjoy the ATL outdoors. Even the winters tend to lean toward the mild side, so there’s plenty of opportunities to get outside and play.
We’ve rounded up the best of the best for families, including some under-the-radar—and less touristy—spots. Behold, the 25 best things to do in Atlanta with kids right now.
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